(09 Episodes) "Abroad with the Lockharts" is a 1931-1932, 13 episode radio drama which followed a middle-aged Chicago couple on their start to finish European trip. Of the original 13 episode program, only these nine episodes are known to exist. OTR * def gp ddh favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 1 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Soap Opera, OTR Adventure
(34 Episodes) "A Life of Bliss," a BBC Sitcom and a new radio sitcom, was introduced by the BBC on the 29th of July, 1953, starring George Cole as awkward, absent-minded bachelor David Bliss. In the early episodes, Nora Swinburne played his sister, Pamela Batten & Esmond Knight his brother-in-law, Robert Batten. Later on, these roles were absorbed by Diana Churchill & Colin Gordon The writer of the series, Geoffrey Harrison, was often late in the completion of his scripts, to... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 3 reviews ) Topics: Old Time Radio, OTR Sitcom, OTR Comedy, * Petula Clark, OTRadio BBC
Our Miss Brooks was a hit on radio from the outset; within eight months of its launch as a regular series, the show landed several honors, including four for Eve Arden, who won polls in four individual publications of the time. Arden had actually been the third choice to play the title role. Harry Ackerman, at the time CBS's West Coast director of programming, wanted Shirley Booth for the part, but as he told historian Gerald Nachman many years later, he realized Booth was too focused on the... favoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 8 reviews ) Topic: OTR, Our Miss Brooks, Old Time Radio
RICHARD DIAMOND, PRIVATE DETECTIVE In 1945, Dick Powell portrayed Phillip Marlowe in the movie "Murder My Sweet" based on Raymond Chandler's novel "Farewell My Lovely". This was a radical departure in character for Mr. Powell from a Hollywood song and dance man to a hard-boiled detective. On June 11,1945, the Lux Radio Theater brought "Murder My Sweet" to radio, again with Dick Powell in the lead. These two performances prompted his selection for the part of... favoritefavoritefavoritefavoritefavorite ( 15 reviews ) Topics: OTRR, Old Time Radio Researchers Group, Old Time Radio, OTRR Set, Richard Diamond, Richard Diamond,...